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corbetti posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:56 PM

best investment in aviation tracking?

with the new regs potentially coming down the line soon, any suggestions on good companies to invest in that will serve the satellite tracking of aircraft marketplace?

thanks!

Tue Mar 3

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:22 PM

Re: Proposed Tidal Power in England

The problem (IMHO,of course) with modern society is our expectation that technology work perfectly out the gate.

The reality in engineering is you theorize, design, test, deploy, learn, redesign, retest, deploy and iterate till you get it [more]

Mon Mar 2

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 12:55 PM

Re: NORTHERN TRUST

here's the link for those wondering:

http://www.thestreet.com/story/13062724/1/northern-trust-exp...

Sat Feb 28

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 3:07 PM

Re: AAPL, Daimler conflict with West for Russia

i hate poorly written articles, especially ones that use blatantly incorrect headlines. There is no "merger" - it's a JV between two companies. VERY different concept.

Fri Feb 27

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:05 PM

Re: Tracking Aircraft

i think it's ridiculous that we can't have a satellite ping in real time once/minute from every airplane in flight. The bandwidth is TINY and we have plenty of global coverage.


Inmarsat was originally set up as a not for profit to [more]

Sun Feb 15

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 3:24 PM

Re: Apple's New Market

it's the difference between a mass of cells, possibly even organized at some level, and an actual organism with lots of specialized, related, organs.

Glad i'm a shareholder. Just wondering at what point i unload my ridiculously profitable [more]

Wed Feb 11

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 10:47 AM

Re: Remember the iPod?

i went to the post, and was pleasantly surprised to find you'd picked MY post from back then ;-)

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:44 AM

Re: Stock buy backs killing economy

where income from financial manipulation in the form of cap gains and dividends is taxed at a lower rate than income from productive work.


i'm sorry, but i have to disagree here. Why should income i've already been taxed on, when [more]

Fri Jan 30

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:23 AM

Re: What A Joke

reminds me of an excellent short story from Arthur C clark:

http://www.mayofamily.com/RLM/txt_Clarke_Superiority.html

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 12:21 AM

Re: Let's salute Cook's genius for once

I suppose the more accurate statement would have been:

"I'm not embarrassed nor ashamed that I am gay."

Because, for a lot of people, it is still something they feel they must hide or disavow due to the pressures of peers, [more]

Wed Jan 28

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 11:42 AM

Re: Feature or personal security hole?

you can create a contact for yourself that just has name, phone number etc (ONLY what you want). In the siri settings you pick that contact from your contact book. THAT is the one Siri will show.

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:37 AM

Re: Your car engine sound is a LIE

and the one where he takes a rock and throws it and says "boomity boom boom"

Tue Jan 27

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:59 PM

Re: hotel idea

lots of programs like this - in addition to the bounty paid for declining housekeeping, Starwood has the "stay 4, get the 5th free" program for many of their hotels...

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:33 AM

Re: Your car engine sound is a LIE

oh man, i haven't heard that joke in decades! :-)

Mon Jan 26

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:01 PM

Re: Your car engine sound is a LIE

next up: hacks that allow you to download the sound of a ferrari to run in your nissan leaf.

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 1:59 PM

Re: 2 cents on APPL. Disagree?

Good point - i just think that if i didn't even have to reach for my wallet to get my card out, that would be preferred. (again, purely my speculation and based on my own behavior traits...)

Sun Jan 25

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:45 PM

Re: OT: Friends of family missing...

That's very unfortunate.

About a year ago, I responded to an add from someone selling farmland about an hour north of me here in the SF Bay area. The place was pretty remote, but that's what i was looking for as a long term [more]

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corbetti replied to the Apple board. 10:40 PM

Re: 2 cents on APPL. Disagree?

At 100% of the current global credit and debit transaction volume, there is only $7billion available for Apple.

The key there is the word "current".

Apple pay via waving my phone or watch at a terminal will, I [more]

Thu Jan 22

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:11 PM

Re: Poll: My two largest expenses are...

We spend more on our dog than on transportation.

I don't even bother to (or am afraid to..) count how much pet care costs us (boarding our dog when we travel, as well as taking care of the cats and bird at the same time....). [more]

Tue Jan 20

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corbetti replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:12 AM

Re: Alzheimers Cure?

if ever this were deserved...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Aw4m5sPMQU

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